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Postdoctoral Fellow - Verdin lab

Company: Buck Institute
Location: novato
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY

Postdoctoral positions are available in Dr. Eric Verdin's laboratory at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging (Novato, CA) to research the biology of aging.

The Verdin lab studies the role of nutrient sensing in aging. Current focus areas are the role of mitochondrial sirtuins and protein acylation, purpose of beta-hydroxybutyrate and epigenetic regulation, and function of NAD+ metabolism in aging.

QUALIFICATIONS

We welcome highly motivated individuals with a PhD in any area of biomedical sciences to join the Verdin lab. We offer a competitive salary and excellent work environment.

ABOUT US

Our success will ultimately change healthcare. At the Buck, we aim to end the threat of age-related diseases for this and future generations by bringing together the most capable and passionate scientists from a broad range of disciplines to identify and impede the ways in which we age. We are an independent, nonprofit institution located in Marin County, CA, with the goal of increasing human healthspan, or the healthy years of life. Globally recognized as the pioneer and leader in efforts to target aging-the number one risk factor for diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, cancer, macular degeneration, heart disease, and diabetes-the Buck seeks to help people live better longer.

LIVING BETTER LONGER TOGETHER

Buck Institute for Research on Aging is an equal opportunity employer. Buck Institute seeks candidates whose experience and qualifications will enable them to contribute to our dedication to diversity and excellence. We are committed to building an organization that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran's status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates should click the Apply button to complete the online application. Please include both your CV and a document that includes a brief summary of previous research experience plus the names/contact information for three references. For questions, contact: lhouse@buckinstitute.org.

Keywords: Buck Institute, Novato , Postdoctoral Fellow - Verdin lab, Other , novato, California

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